Zandra Rhodes Fashion for Women
So trendy, clogs are a must have for summer 2011. With this model, Zandra Rhodes reveals only a small portion of the foot by the toes and the heel. Rock'n'roll details with double adjustable straps by the heel. You'll also find the style of traditional clogs: a wooden sole and noticeable gold studs.
Zandra Rhodes re-envisions designs from her iconic archive to create head-turning pieces like this burgundy-red silk-chiffon The 1973 Field of Lilies gown, exclusive to MATCHESFASHION.COM. The intricately printed diaphanous fabric is cut to languidly fall over the body, while a deep V-neckline flatters the décolleté and a lustrous metallic-copper lamé tie draws the eyes to the elasticated waist. Elevated slipper shoes will assert the louche, luxurious mood.
This lavender-lilac silk-chiffon Field of Lilies gown is a reprieved piece from Zandra Rhodes's history-steeped archive, first designed in 1973. Exclusive to MATCHESFASHION.COM, it's printed with a rust-red and tonal-green design – created using a unique silk-screen process – and cut to a diaphanous silhouette that's cinched with a salmon-pink satin tie at the waist and embellished with iridescent-white sequins and faux-pearls. Wear it to after-dark events, adding satin slippers for an effortlessly glamorous finish.
The Zandra Rhodes Archive I collection sees the legendary designer plunder her heady back catalogue, exclusively for MATCHESFASHION.COM. The 1985 Manhattan dress is crafted from sunset-hued silk-chiffon to a slender wrap silhouette, and showcases Rhodes's deft textile skills – note the iconic New York skyline print and gleaming 300 Swarovski-crystal embellishments. Make it work for now with a black box clutch and ankle-strap stilettos.
From the Zandra Rhodes Summer Collection, this The 1973 Field of Lilies gown – exclusive to MATCHESFASHION.COM – recalls the first time the label incorporated handwriting and calligraphy into its designs. It's handmade from floaty burgundy silk-chiffon to a demure kimono-style silhouette that's sliced with a deep V-neck, defined with a statement satin waist tie, and embellished with sequins and Swarovski beads. Accent yours with jewel-tone sandals.
This black silk-chiffon The 1973 Field of Lilies gown is a reissue of a vintage Zandra Rhodes design, exclusive to MATCHESFASHION.COM. It's detailed with a glinting gunmetal screen print, first used on the original, and cut to effortlessly drape over the body with an elasticated waistband to anchor the silhouette. Statement earrings and a pair of stellar high heels are all that's needed for a head-turning look.
Exclusive to MATCHESFASHION.COM, this bottle-green silk-chiffon The 1973 Field of Lilies gown is part of the Zandra Rhodes Summer Collection, and is decorated with a tonal-green and bronze multi-motif screen print, emblematic of the designer's original experiments with calligraphy and handwriting. The flowing shape is anchored by a deep V-neck and bronze oversized bow sash at the waist – a key brand trademark. Polish yours with pointed pompom-embellished slipper shoes.
This tonal-pink silk-chiffon Field of Lilies gown is a reworked Zandra Rhodes original, first designed in 1973. Exclusive to MATCHESFASHION.COM, it's printed with a silk-screen design – a personal designer favourite – and shaped to a flowing silhouette that's cinched by a blush-pink satin ribbon at the waist. Note the pretty iridescent-pink sequin flowers and pink faux-pearl trims. Wear it with lustrous slip-on loafers for a nonchalant evening look.
Part of the Zandra Rhodes Summer Collection – exclusive to MATCHESFASHION.COM – this magenta-pink The 1973 Field of Lilies gown nods to the designer's first experimentation with handwriting and calligraphy prints. The floor-length kimono-style shape is given a seductive touch via the deep V-neck, defined by an oversized cerise-pink satin tie at the waist, and embellished with iridescent-blue sequins and pink Swarovski crystals. Let a pair of statement flats peek from beneath the whisper-weight hem.
Part of Zandra Rhodes's Summer Collection – a MATCHESFASHION.COM exclusive – this black silk-chiffon The 1973 Field of Lilies gown is given light and fluid movement courtesy of a deep V-neckline, which gives way to long kimono sleeves and an ankle-skimming length. Complete with a waist-defining tie and sparkling Swarovski-crystal embellishments, it’s a unique choice for evening. Contrast the delicate feel by pairing it with chunky heeled sandals.
Zandra Rhodes believes that her ‘prints will always be timeless’. Part of the Archive I collection exclusive to MATCHESFASHION.COM, The 1969 Knitted Circle dress proves her point. It was originally worn by actress Natalie Wood in American Vogue, and is crafted from sheer silk-chiffon to a one-shoulder silhouette with a resplendent navy, gold, and charcoal-grey pattern. The tiered ruffles fall effortlessly over the body, creating a dramatic look that's perfectly matched to platform heels.
The original Field of Lilies collection, created in 1973, was a pivotal one for Zandra Rhodes – it signalled the debut of her signature silk-screen printing method. This fuchsia-pink and tangerine-orange gown is exclusive to MATCHESFASHION.COM and stays true to the original with a flowing silhouette and satin ribbon to define the waist. A plunging neckline reveals the décolleté, while sparkling Swarovski-crystal embellishments make it perfect for evening events. Wear it with backless satin loafers for an effortless feel.
The 1985 Manhattan dress is a stunning piece from the Zandra Rhodes Archive I collection – a reedition of the designer’s most iconic styles, each exclusive to MATCHESFASHION.COM. It's cut from sheer black silk-chiffon and patterned with a green, charcoal, and gold print that celebrates New York’s skyline. A total of 300 green Swarovski crystals create a beautiful shimmer. Dial up the decadence with velvet platforms, cinching the flattering wrap silhouette with the quilted-satin ties.
Zandra Rhodes's tonal-blue chiffon The 1976 Grace dress is part of the designer's Archive I collection – a line exclusive to MATCHESFASHION.COM featuring some of her most iconic styles. It's named after her enduring muse, Grace Coddington, and is patterned with colourful Lace Mountain and Cactus prints and embellished with 180 pink beads. Cinch the floaty, one-shoulder silhouette with the pretty pink ribbon, and finish with statement heels.
The 1967 Lipstick gown in black silk-chiffon from Zandra Rhodes's Archive II collection has been exclusively reintroduced for MATCHESFASHION.COM. A nod to the designer's iconic past, it comes splashed with a playful gold and red lips and lipstick pattern that is printed by hand in her London atelier, and detailed with a feminine V-neck and cinched waist. Add extra glamour with bold gold accessories.
The 1978 Frida dress is part of the Zandra Rhodes Archive I collection, but feels so right for now. Exclusive to MATCHESFASHION.COM, it's crafted from dusky-pink sheer silk-chiffon to a relaxed silhouette and falls softly over the frame. Original pink and black Mexican Dinner Plates and Star Wars prints nod to the legendary designer's use of embellishment, as does the 470 pink and black beads and sequins that have been applied by hand in her London atelier. Velvet platform heels provide the perfect finishing touch.
This 1976 Cactus gown is part of Zandra Rhodes's Archive II collection, exclusive to MATCHESFASHION.COM, and is brimming with eclectic, vintage appeal. Crafted from fluorescent-pink silk-chiffon, it falls loosely to the floor and comes emblazoned with Western-inspired swirls and cactus plants in sweet light-blue and purple hues. Finished with a matching light-blue satin bow at the waist, it'll make a beautifully bohemian addition to your eveningwear repertoire.
Art Deco meets modern Mexicana in this head-turning design from Zandra Rhodes's Archive II collection. The 1978 Mexican gown – exclusively re-introduced for MATCHESFASHION.COM – is made up of layers of frothy black silk-chiffon printed with light-pink, red, and cream Aztec-style patterns and embellished with glinting gold hammered sequins. The deep V-neck extends to a back cut-out feature that shows off a sultry sliver of skin and offsets the floaty, elbow-length sleeves to perfection. Adopt a laid-back bohemian approach to accessorising to let it steal the limelight.
Channel a retro 1970s-inspired look with this The 1978 Mexican Circle top from the Zandra Rhodes Archive II collection. It's cut from poppy-red silk-chiffon to a seamless circular shape with a wide boat neck, and decorated with a multicoloured print that will imbue pared-back ensembles with signature frivolity. Re-introduced for MATCHESFASHION.COM alone, this piece allows you to enjoy a prized piece of fashion history.
Retro hedonism spills from The 1977 Sunray gown, re-invigorated exclusively for MATCHESFASHION.COM as part of the Zandra Rhodes Archive II collection. In shimmering metallic lavender-pink lamé, it has a gathered bust, ruffled trims and a sweeping, handkerchief hemline. Accordion pleats throughout ensure it swishes with every step and is instantly party-ready when paired with golden stiletto heels.